BNI™ 999.99na*: Salt (sodium referent)

*Actual refBNI™ 2087.90na: 02047, Salt, table, USDA, 2010.

Table salt, rock salt or, simply, salt is used here as a real-food sodium BNI referent as it represents an 'extreme' case of unbalanced food for sodium content. For a theoretical referent, see BNI 5150.00na, 'pure sodium' referent.


Nutrition information (100g)
Actual g Actual Kcal Actual % Ideal % Ideal Kcal Ideal g
Protein 0.0 0.0 0.0 20.0 0.0 0.0
Carbohydrate 0.0 0.0 0.0 55.0 0.0 0.0
Sugars 0.0 0.0 0.0 <10.0 0.0 0.0
Fat 0.0 0.0 0.0 25.0 0.0 0.0
Saturated fat 0.0 0.0 0.0 <10.0 0.0 0.0
Fibre 0.0 - 0.0 0.0 - 0.0
Sodium 38.758 - 1937.9 0.0 - 0.0
Misc 61.2 - - - - 100.0
Total 61.2 0.0 100.0 100.0 0.0 100.0
kJul - 0.0 - - 0.0 -
Nutritional balance (100g)
x (bad) Extremely low in protein
x (bad) Extremely low in carbohydrate
(good) Extremely low in sugars
x (bad) Extremely low in fat
(good) Extremely low in saturated fat
x (bad) Extremely low in fibre
x (bad) Extremely high in sodium
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Author

Jose D PEREZGONZALEZ (2011). Massey University, New Zealand (JDPerezgonzalezJDPerezgonzalez).


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